Table 2: The composition and calculated chemical analysis of diets in Experiment 1-2.

Ingredients (g/Kg)Treatments
T1T2T3T4T5T6T7T8

Corn522521521520566565565565
Soybean meal (44%)374375375376337338338338
Soy oil3535353528282828
Monocalcium phosphate1616161616161616
Limestone14.414.414.414.414.414.414.414.4
Premix vit + min.1, 23030303030303030
Salt4.64.64.64.64.64.64.64.6

Calculated chemical analysis

Metabolizable energy (Kcal/Kg)30003000300030003000300030003000
Crude protein (%)23.223.223.223.221212121
Calcium (%)11111111
Available phosphorus (%)0.450.450.450.450.450.450.450.45
Na (%)0.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.18
Arginine1.391.391.391.391.391.391.391.39
Lysine (%)1.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Methionine + cystine (%)0.850.90.9510.850.90.951

1Each kg of premix provided vitamin A, 10000 IU; vitamin D3, 2500 IU; vitamin K, 2.4 mg; vitamin E, 44 IU; biotin, 0.1 mg; folic acid, 2.0 mg; niacin, 25 mg; calcium pantothenate, 14.32 mg; pyridoxine, 3.10 mg; riboavin, 5 mg; thiamin, 1.2 mg; vitamin B12, 10.5  g; Fe, 85 mg; Mn, 125 mg; Cu, 7.8 mg; Se, 0.09 mg; Zn, 60 mg; choline chloride, 5.5 mg.
2Lysine and methionine were added inside of premix.